Anne Reid stars in "Last Tango in Halifax" on PBS as Celia.

British actress Anne Reid also recently starred in PBS's "Upstairs Downstairs" and ITV's "The Jury II" and "Marchlands" in addition to playing a recurring role in BBC's "Prisoners Wives."

Reid found fame in the top-rated U.K. television show "Coronation Street," in which she starred for a decade. She was also a series regular on such hit shows as "Dinnerladies" and "Life Begins." Her many other television credits include two different roles in two miniseries adaptations of "Bleak House," two decades apart; and guest appearances on such shows as "Doctor Who" and "Dalziel and Pascoe."

On the big screen, Reid is a BAFTA, British Independent Film, and European Film Award nominee for her performance in the title role of "The Mother," which earned her the London Film Critics Circle Award. She starred opposite Daniel Craig in the film, written by Hanif Kureishi and directed by Roger Michell. Her other films include Stephen Frears' "Liam"; Richard Kwietniowski's "Love and Death on Long lsland"; Nick Park's Academy Award-winning Wallace & Gromit short "A Close Shave" in voiceover; Tom Kalin's "Savage Grace," alongside Julianne Moore; Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's "Cemetery Junction"; "Foster," opposite Toni Collette and Ioan Gruffudd; and "Unfinished Song," alongside Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave and Gemma Arterton.


How tall is she? How old is she? Find out here.

Age: 81 years old
Birthday: May 28, 1935
Height: 5' 5"
Birthplace: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK
Husband: Peter Eckersley (1971 - 1981, his death, 1 child)

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